Monday, 13 May 2013

Just a note ...


This is a card made with the result of my second attempt at playing with the gelli plate, using various paints, sequin waste, masks and Tim Holtz stampers anonymous ultimate grunge stamps. When it was dry I stamped on to it using the pens and hand with pen from the Indigo Blu 'take the time set', also the 'just a note' sentiment stamp from Hobbycraft. The music score is Tim Holtz tissue tape.

Photo isn't good because of flash shining - might try to get a better one tomorrow.


This is a slightly better photo taken in daylight - you can now see the pen at the end of the 'just a note ...' sentiment.


I'm entering this into the following challenges:

Inky linky 14
Simon says stamp and show: a little paper (bit less than 6 x 6)
Crafty ribbons 45: no designer paper
Fashionable stamping 47: anything goes
Loves rubber stamps 51: anything goes
Joanna Sheen: music & lyrics
Ooh-la-la 130: seeing red
MilkCoffee: shabby chic/vintage
Mayzy art 17: for the boys
That craft place: makes for men

With love on your special day


Another golden wedding anniversary card, this time using another offcut of My Craft Studio card with the music score and a piece of embossed pearl paper (using the embossing folder that came with my eBosser - already a favourite - so versatile).

The sentiment panel is gold mirror card, which makes it very difficult to get a photo - much better irl. Just the addition of the glitter strip and the Craftime flower and the card was done.


This is for:

Pixie's crafty snippets week 72
CCEE 1319: use those scraps
Hiding in my craftroom 97: super scraps Saturday
ABC 28: wedding & anniversary
Polka doodles 19: anniversaries
Crafty boots: celebrations
Joanna Sheen: music & lyrics
Mark's finest papers speedy fox and friends 159: use glitter
Deep ocean 51: let's sparkle
The paper shelter 111: love is in the air

Golden wedding anniversary


Recently I was asked to make a few special anniversary cards - this is one of them.

The aperture card blank is one of many similar ones that I've had for a long time. I used an offcut of My Craft Studio card in the aperture, adding the sparkly champagne flute stickers, the numerals and the sentiment.


This is for:

Pixie's crafty snippets week 72
ABC 28: wedding & anniversary
Polka doodles 19: anniversaries
Crafty boots: celebrations
Joanna Sheen: music & lyrics
One stop craft 228: add some glitter
Mark's finest papers speedy fox and friends 159: use glitter
Melonheadz friends: sparkle and shine
Deep ocean 51: let's sparkle
The paper shelter 111: love is in the air

Gelli plate print


I received my gelli plate a couple of weeks ago, but this morning is the first time that I've had it out of the package and had a play with it. I've already discovered what not to do as well as, I hope, what to do in future. Like everything else, it's a learning curve - or rather a 'playing' curve, because that's what you need to do - play!

So this is my first attempt at creating a background using various acrylic paints, sequin waste, masks and Tim Holtz stampers anonymous ultimate grunge stamps.

I added a piece of Papermania sparkly ric rac, a Kanban sentiment and stamped a Clarity stamp called 'leafy column' inked with memento tuxedo black.


I'm entering this into the following challenges:

Facebook A card a day
Inky linky 14
Challenges 4 everybody 20: anything goes
The cheerful stamp pad 60: it's natural
Pink by design: thank you
Simon says stamp and show: a little paper (bit less than 6 x 6)
Sweet stamps monthly technique challenge: stamp your own background paper
Crafty ribbons 45: no designer paper
Fashionable stamping 47: anything goes
Loves rubber stamps 51: anything goes